Stories tagged with: zanesville muskingum county health department

March 7, 2012 - 7:37pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

The beginning of March means one thing for the health department each year...

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health District Advisory Council will held its annual meeting Wednesday evening. Health Commissioner Corey Hamilton said she always tells the council the number one priority is financial accountability.

"It's always high on our list to make sure that we can live within our means and provide services in the county, within the funding that we have available to us....

October 13, 2011 - 10:45am
2 years 39 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department asks that you'll voice your opinion.

In August the health department along with students at Zane State began surveying the community about a number of issues including social background, neighborhood information and healthcare. The department needs about one hundred more survey to be completed before November.

"We've already been able to use some information. Our tobacco specialist has met with the mayor and brought some...

August 18, 2011 - 10:55am
2 years 47 weeks ago

A network of agencies in Muskingum County need your support in figuring out the needs of the community.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department along with several other agencies have created an 82 question survey. The questions focus on living in Muskingum County, social background, neighborhood information and healthcare.

"We'll put that information together and then we go back to the network and show them the results," explained Community Health Planner Jody...

April 28, 2011 - 9:35pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

You have a chance to get rid of unwanted prescriptions this Saturday.

If you have unused or expired prescription drugs including pills, liquids, and needles filling your medicine cabinet, be sure to stop by the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department parking lot this Saturday to dispose of them.

"You can just drive up with a bag full of whatever as long as it's precription pills or liquids or stuff like that and we will take that from you," said Muskingum County...

April 20, 2011 - 4:01pm
3 years 12 weeks ago


Online videos may be the tool you need to use to quit smoking.

The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department is teaming up with the Ohio Department of Health's "Healthy Ohio" program, for a multi-media campaign to help Ohioans stop smoking. The campaign. Called 'Dear Me Nobody Can Make Me Quit But Me', features online videos of real smokers writing letters to themselves about their own tobacco addiction and struggle to quit.

“It's a way for a...

April 2, 2010 - 6:16pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

If you're looking to get healthy, stop by the mall this weekend.

The Community Health Fair, presented by the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department has around 40 local organizations set up in the Colony Square Mall to meet with the public and help answer any questions.

"It is important to reach out to people who would otherwise not receive these types of services, so that is why we try to get out in the mall where people are at," says Jennifer...

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